Job Information

CA BOCES 2024-25 Substitute Teacher Aides/ExEd (Continuous Recruitment) in Olean, New York

Position: Substitute Teacher Aide for 2024-25 School Year

Division: Special Education - Serving Cattaraugus & Allegany County school districts.

Supervisor: Special Education Supervisor

Description: This is responsible work involving the performance of non-teaching tasks related to the teaching process in a classroom or school. Incumbents relieve the teaching staff of that part of their duties related to teaching, which may be performed by a non-teacher. The duties of this class differ from those of School Monitor due to the more complex nature of the assignments that are performed, though on a limited basis Teacher Aide may be assigned monitoring duties. A Teacher Aide does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Works with small groups of students, or one-on-one, reinforcing skills taught by a teacher;

  • Helps teacher with bulletin boards, arts and crafts, and the conduct of games;

  • Operates copy machines producing ditto copies, transparencies, and other copied material utilized in the teaching process;

  • Collates copied material;

  • Takes attendance and distributes work folders;

  • Distributes audio-visual equipment and materials;

  • Operates audio-visual equipment;

  • Directs students to classes;

  • Proctors and assists in the conduct of examinations;

  • May perform incidental duplicating and typing tasks;

  • Assists in toileting of incontinent children;

  • Assists children in daily living skills;

  • Helps in feeding children who need this service;

  • Assists in transporting non-ambulatory or developmentally disables children;

  • Assists students with behavioral management needs;

  • May supervise students in various settings such as classroom, hall, lunchroom, bus, playground, or parking lot.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES: Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

A.) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma;


B.) Training or experience in an area which will be utilized to aid in the teaching process.

Job Number: JP5394